ZEIGLER, IL (KFVS) - Ziegler Junior High School honored veterans on Friday, thanking them for their time of service.
Posters, presentations and decorations were put up around the school to show appreciation for military men and women.
Students and families of veterans gathered in the halls, looking at pictures of those that were in the military.
Veterans say they are thankful for the event and will always remember fighting for their country.
"I feel a lot better, I tell ya I thank them for the support that they're showing veterans," said veteran John Arvai.
"But I wouldn't trade what I've had and what I've experienced for anything in the world," said veteran Melvin Lee Wallace.
School officials say about 100 veterans came to the school to be honored.